Albania Davis Cup team

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Albania
Flag of Albania.svg
Captain Mirko Bjelica
ITF ranking 130 (no change)
First year 2010
Years played 3
Ties played (W–L) 11 (0–11)
Most total wins Ferat Istrefi (1)
Most singles wins Ferat Istrefi (1)
Most ties played Flavio Dece (11)
Most years played Flavio Dece (3)

The Albania Davis Cup team represents Albania in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Albanian Tennis Federation.

Albania currently compete in the Europe/Africa Zone of Group III.[1] They started Davis Cup competition only in 2010.

Current Team (2013)[edit]

  • Flavio Dece (amateur player)
  • Rei Pelushi (junior player)
  • Kevi Kaceli (amateur player)
  • Genajd Shpheja (amateur player)

2012[edit]

Albania continued to go winless in Davis Cup ties, losing all three rubbers to Bulgaria, Georgia, and Macedonia in Group III action, in early May in Sofia. No Albanian player won a set, let alone a match.

The 2012 squad players had the following win-loss record for the year:

2011[edit]

In Skopje in May, Albania lost to Turkey and Norway in Group III round robin play, both times without winning more than 2 games in a set. They faired far better in the 9th and 10th place play-off tie versus San Marino, with Flavio Dece winning a set in the opening rubber followed by Ferat Istrefi winning the country's first ever rubber. They lost the deciding doubles match however.

The 2011 squad consisted of the following players and their win-loss records for the year:

2010[edit]

Outdoors on hard courts in Marousi, Greece in May, Albania lost each of its five round robin ties, without winning a match, in Group 3 B play. Ferat Istrefi won the country's first ever set in Davis Cup, versus Armenia's Ashot Gevorgyana.

The 2010 squad consisted of the following players and their win-loss records for the year:

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Group III at daviscup.com

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